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New York Times, Monday, August 14, 2006

Declaration of August 14, 1941, regarding peace aims after W.W. II

Author:
Gene Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gene Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Newman.
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© 2006, The New York Times8/14/06 ( No. 20,733 )
Across
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High-I.Q. group : MENSA
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Pennsylvania university, for short : PITT
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Change, as the décor : REDO
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Island with a reef : ATOLL
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Sound in a cave : ECHO
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Allege : AVER
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Got fit, with "up" : TONED
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23-Across's representative in the 38-Across : CHURCHILL
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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The New World: Abbr. : AMER
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Howe'er : THO
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One of two parties to 38-Across : GREATBRITAIN
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He can go to blazes : FIREMAN
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Cries convulsively : SOBS
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W.C. in London : LOO
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTA
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Dog in "The Thin Man" : ASTA
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Declaration of August 14, 1941, regarding peace aims after W.W. II : ATLANTICCHARTER
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Island east of Java : BALI
44
"Little piggies" : TOES
45
"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Scholastic sports grp. : NCAA
50
Common entree at a potluck dinner : LASAGNA
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One of two parties to 38-Across : UNITEDSTATES
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Silent assent : NOD
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Arnaz of 1950's TV : DESI
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Biblical land with a queen : SHEBA
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52-Across's representative in the 38-Across : ROOSEVELT
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Spreader of seeds : SOWER
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___ of Wight : ISLE
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Plenty mad : IRED
68
Build : ERECT
69
Mole, to a gardener : PEST
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Bygone Fords : LTDS
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Library stations : DESKS
Down
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___ Hari (W.W. I spy) : MATA
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School for Prince William : ETON
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Taboo : NONO
4
Heavy hitter : SLEDGE
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Municipal lawmakers : ALDERMEN
6
Chest muscle, for short : PEC
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Popular Apple communication software : ICHAT
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Hitchhikers' digits : THUMBS
9
Caped fighter : TORERO
10
Word of cheer : RAH
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The second Mrs. Perón : EVITA
12
Indian city of 12+ million : DELHI
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Acrylic fiber : ORLON
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Place for a mobile : CRIB
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90° from north : EAST
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One who hasn't turned pro? : ANTI
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Old Russian monarch : TSAR
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Spare tire : FLAB
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Not one ___ : IOTA
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Somersault : ROLL
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Do something : ACT
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Antlered animal : STAG
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Seabird with a forked tail : TERN
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Opera solo : ARIA
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Fats Waller's "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
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Pepsi, e.g. : COLA
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Summer woe : HEAT
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Evaluated : ASSESSED
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Give up : CEDE
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Have ___ of a time : ADEVIL
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Declare : ASSERT
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On the beach : ASHORE
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Tear open, as seams : UNRIP
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Loop with a slipknot : NOOSE
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Hero types : IDOLS
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Like most bathroom floors : TILED
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Wool coat wearers : EWES
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Call's partner : BECK
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Word with liberal or martial : ARTS
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Call between ready and go : SET
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Six-pointers, for short : TDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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